A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Chora in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:38:14 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 26.8329° East, latitude 37.4855° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 15:38:14 / August 30, 2019 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005a9c. Id of event: us70005a9c.
The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aydın, Urla, Menderes. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km SSW of Chora, Greece.
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